Tag: Rural Polls

Odisha Panchayat Elections 2022
Tsunami Of Freebies Before Odisha Rural Polls 'Unstatesmanlike' Strategy

Odisha government kept on showering their favours to different segments of the voters ranging from Anganwadi workers to overaged aspirants for government jobs. Some favours costing hundreds of crores of rupees to the state exchequer kept rolling out of Naveen government’s gift box without even a demand for it.

  • Wednesday, 12 January 2022
Ward member’s hubby forced to beat gong as punishment

Angul: A ward member’s husband in Badakera panchayat here was forced to go around the village beating a gong as a punishment for not casting vote in favour of the naib sarpanch candidate. During a village meeting at Ragudiapada, ward member Mallika Sahu’s husband Dusmanta Sahu was also asked to pay Rs 50,000 if he […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021